Patent Awards

Initiative goals:

1-Encouraging university faculty members and students to achieve qualitative scientific research.

2-Spreading the competition in the field of patents.

3- Protecting the intellectual rights of the inventor and documenting them officially. 

The importance of the initiative:

1-Raising the level of interest in the quality and output of scientific research.

2-Rewarding a faculty member who is active in research.

3-Converting this patent into a marketable product and benefiting from a portion of its income.

Beneficiaries of the initiative:

1- Faculty members at Taif University with all their academic degrees (demonstrator, lecturer, assistant professor, associate professor, professor).

2-Students of Taif University.

Terms and Conditions:

1-The applicant must be a faculty member or a student at Taif University.

2-The applicant has obtained a patent for the invention from an approved body.

3- The submitted work was completed during the period of work or study of the inventor at the university.

4- The affiliation of Taif University, Saudi Arabia must be included

5 - The inventor did not receive a distinction allowance for the same patent applied for this award.

6- There is no precedent for the advanced inventor regarding breach of scientific integrity

7 - In case that there is more than one inventor from Taif University registered in the patent, the money is divided among them in a equitable manner according to the effort of each individual and a declaration is signed by them in this regard.

Suggested Rewards Amounts:

Prize value

(Riyal)

 

the description

 

30.000

Discoveries or patents attributed to the university (Assignee) registered in the United States, Europe, or Japan

20.000

Discoveries or patents attributed to the university (Assignee) registered in countries other than the above-mentioned countries

 

15.000

Discoveries or patents in which the university is the reference point for an inventor

 

-The award is granted to only one of the three categories above, and it cannot combine them.

-In addition to the amounts proposed above, the university bears the patent registration fees, if any, with a maximum of 40,000 riyals for patents registered in the United States, Europe, or Japan. However, the university bears the patent registration fees, if any, with a maximum of 15,000 riyals for other countries.